Books

  • Dancer
    Desmond Richardson in Dwight Rhoden’s Moonlight. Photo by Sharen Bradford.

    Body Impossible: Desmond Richardson and the Politics of Virtuosity

    Monograph

    Oxford University Press

    Under contract

  • Sculpture with human figure on bicycle and severed limbs
    Narcissister, The Workout, 2007. Photo by Kristy Leibowitz.

    Disavowing Virtuosity, Performing Aspiration: Dance and Performance Interviews

    Routledge

    Under contract

  • Dancer
    Sylphides by François Chaignaud and Cecilia Bengolea. Photo by Alain Monot.

    Prophylactic Aesthetics: Latex, Spandex, and Sexual Anxieties Performed

    Monograph

    University of Michigan Press

    Under contract

Essays in Peer-Reviewed Journals

  • “Public Pubic: Narcissister’s Performance of Race, Disavowal, and Aspiration,” TDR/The Drama Review, TDR Consortium Special Issue, New Materialisms and Performance Studies, Ed. Rebecca Schneider, Winter 2015 (T228, 59.4), 101-116. View article
  • “The Muse of Virtuosity: Desmond Richardson, Race, and Choreographic Falsetto,” Dance Research Journal, Dec 2013 (45.3), 53-74. View article
  • “Dancing Social,” epistolary essay on Narcissister with Barbara Browning, Theatre Survey, Ed. Patrick Anderson, Fall 2012 (52), 269-277. View article
  • “Performing Acupuncture on a Necropolitical Body: Choreographer Faustin Linyekula’s Studios Kabako in Kisangani, Democratic Republic of Congo,” Dance Research Journal, Winter 2010 (42.2), 12-27. View article

Editor/Contributor

  • CalArts, Book/Zine Series, Editor, Issue 2: Clubbing, The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance, Summer 2019.
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  • CalArts, Book/Zine Series, Editor/Contributor, Issue 1: Imagine a Dance Training, The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance, Summer 2018.
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Chapters in Edited Collections

  • “Disavowing Virtuosity, Performing Aspiration: Choreographies of Anticlimax in the Work of Yve Laris Cohen, Narcissister, and John Jasperse,” The Futures of Dance Studies, Eds. Susan Manning, Janice Ross, and Rebecca Schneider (University of Wisconsin Press), 2020. View chapter
  • “Geo-Choreography and Necropolitics: Faustin Linyekula’s Studios Kabako, Democratic Republic of Congo,” Choreographies of 21st Century Wars, Eds. Jens Giersdorf and Gay Morris (Oxford University Press), 2016.
  • “Disciplining Black Swan, Animalizing Ambition,” Oxford Handbook of Dance and the Popular Screen, Ed. Melissa Blanco Borelli (Oxford University Press), 2014. View chapter

Book Reviews in Peer-Reviewed Journals

  • Dance and the Nation: Performance, Ritual, and Politics in Sri Lanka, Susan Reed. Dance Research Journal, Winter 2011 (43.2) (solicited). View article

Performance Reviews in Peer-Reviewed Journals

  • “The Off-Staging of William Forsythe’s Dance in the Museum,” Co-Authored by Paola Escobar, Yanting Li, Julia Meyer, Marissa Osato, caa.reviews: A Publication of the College Art Association (March 2018). View article
  • “Exquisite Distraction: David Roussève’s Saudade, e-misférica (April 2009). View article
  • “Watering the Studio: Dance Company 5e Dimension Rehearses in Dakar, Senegal,” Women and Performance: a journal of feminist theory (Nov 2006).

Features in Dance, Performance, and Other Publications

  • “Narcissister Breast Work,” Black One Shot, ASAP journal, September, 2020. View article
  • “Interview with William Forsythe,” Numéro Magazine, December, 2017. View article
  • “Museum Realness: Rashaad Newsome, Trajal Harrell, and Voguing in the White Cube,” Twenty Looks or Paris is Burning at the Judson Church (XL) / The Publication, Trajal Harrell, Tom Engels, and Thibault Lac, Eds, 2017. View article
  • “Winking at Jesus: The Dancing Masculinities of Campo and Trajal Harrell,” republished in Twenty Looks or Paris is Burning at the Judson Church (XL) / The Publication, Trajal Harrell, Tom Engels, and Thibault Lac, Eds, 2017. View article
  • “Trajal Harrell’s (Email) Journey from Judson to Harlem,” republished in Twenty Looks or Paris is Burning at the Judson Church (XL) / The Publication, Trajal Harrell, Tom Engels, and Thibault Lac, Eds, 2017.
  • “Winking at Jesus: The Dancing Masculinities of Campo and Trajal Harrell,” Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, TBA Festival Blog, Sept 2013.
  • “Trajal Harrell’s (Email) Journey from Judson to Harlem,” Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, TBA Festival Blog, Sept 2013. View article
  • “Apparitional Tools” (Interview with artist Karen Sherman), Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, TBA Festival Blog, Sept 2013.
  • “Inside Spaces, Spaces Inside” (Interview with choreographer Nacera Belaza), Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, TBA Festival Blog, Sept 2013.
  • Interview with Trajal Harrell, Studio: The Studio Museum in Harlem Magazine (Winter/Spring 2010).
  • “Being Blurred, Ralph Lemon Interviewed,” In Dance, (Oct 2010). View article
  • “The Contemporary Ballet Master: A Portrait of Complexions Contemporary Ballet’s Jae Man Joo and Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet’s Alexandra Damiani,” Dancer Magazine (Dec 2009).
  • “On the Record With Choreographer Edgar Zendejas,” Dancer Magazine (Dec 2009).
  • “Single Ladies Man” (JaQuel Knight, choreographer for Beyonce), Dancer Magazine (July 2009).
  • “‘That Unspeakable Somewhat’: Bill T. Jones, Abraham Lincoln, and the Question of Iconicity,” In Dance (May 2009). View article
  • “Longing: The Global Postmodern Poetics of David Rousseve’s Saudade,” In Dance (Feb 2009).
  • “Translating the Cipher: RUBBERBANDANCE GROUP Creates a Contemporary Hip-Hop Genre,” Dancer Magazine (Aug 2008).
  • “Robin Dunn Gives Hip-Hop a F.A.C.E.-Lift,” Dancer Magazine (Aug 2008).
  • “Dancing Dean: Ethan Stiefel Leaps Into a New Role at the North Carolina School of the Arts,” Dancer Magazine (July 2008).
  • “Faustin Linyekula’s Spaces of Possibility,” Dancer Magazine (June 2008).
  • “Jason Samuels Smith: Tapping Into History,” Dancer Magazine (Apr 2008).
  • Interview of Compagnie TchéTché, artistic director Béatrice Kombé (Ivory Coast) for Yerba Buena Center for the Arts program, San Francisco, 2006.